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Explore the latest news and features by our world-class aviation journalists. Stay up to date on the latest military aviation developments, commercial airline news, historic plane restoration projects, flight simulation releases and much more.

A complete timeline of Pan Am's fleet

On this day 93 years ago, Pan American Airways commenced operations with a flight from Key West, Florida to Havana, Cuba.

IndiaFoxtEcho MB-339 Ready for Take-Off

IndiaFoxtEcho Visual Simulations has released the Aermacchi MB-339 for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

The Monday Military Aviation Quiz 13

Welcome to the 13th Monday Military Aviation Quiz! How well do you know your modern military aircraft? Test your aircraft recognition skills on our quiz here!

UK offers to base Qatari Hawks at RAF station

British and Qatari defence ministers signed a statement of intent on October 14 to base the Qatar Emiri Air Force's (QEAF's) future BAE Systems Hawk fleet in the UK

Flybe set for relaunch next year after sale agreed

The Exeter-based regional carrier has been sold to a former shareholder for an undisclosed sum

How old are the fleets of the largest airlines?

The ten leading airlines in the world, when measured by the size of their rosters, operate a combined total of nearly 7,000 aircraft, but what is the average age of each airline’s fleet?

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Challenging Airports Donegal, Ireland (EIDL)

The coastal airstrip in Donegal in Ireland features prominently in the Landing Challenges activities section in the new Microsoft Flight Simulator. Don a windproof rain jacket and join Chris Frishmuth in battling the often harsh conditions at Donegal Airport.

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Airbus A320 Family Flight Adventure

Even in these times of restricted air travel, chances are that if you glance skyward, you will see a member of the Airbus A320 family flying overhead. With this ubiquitous airliner now holding the crown as the world’s most popular aircraft, we take a closer look at its rise as we fly some typical routes.

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Ugra Media’s DCS: Syria Map

The pace of DCS World development is around each corner with a new purchase lurking in the near distance – a great problem to have if you are a fan of the series. The latest release for DCS is brought to us by Ugra Media, the same company that created the DCS: Normandy 1944 map.

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Back to Basics - Series 3 Lesson 1

In this new series, Peter Stark turns to the next phase of flying that may attract GA pilots – visual night flying. During this series, he explores the challenges of flying at night and demonstrates how to use flight simulators to practice the skills you may need.

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Joint-Base San Antonio Airshow & Open House 2020 - CANCELLED

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San Antonio, United States

The Joint-Base San Antonio Airshow & Open House has unfortunately been cancelled in 2020 due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation.

Greece Online Day - Online Event

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Athens, Greece

Hellenic vACC announces the 'Greece Online Day' weekly event.

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Cairns, Australia

VATPAC welcomes you back to one of its fortnightly events: East Coast Connect: Brisbane and Cairns.

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